# Statement and Assumptions Questions

Q:

"If it does not rain throughout this month ,most farmers would be in trouble this year"

Assumptions:

1. Timely rain is essential for farming

2. Most farmers are generally dependent on rains

 A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Both 1 and 2 follow

Explanation:

It is mentioned that farmers will be in troble without rain .This means that timely rain is essential.Also,it shows that farmers are dependent on rain.So,both 1 and 2 are true

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Q:

If he is intelligent,he will pass the examination

Assumptions:

1. To Pass,he must be intelligent

2. He will pass the examination

 A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Neither 1 nor 2 is true

Explanation:

The statement mentions that he will pass if he is intelligent.So,1 is implicit.further,this means that it is not necessary that he will pass.So, 2 is not implicit

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Q:

If you are an engineer ,we have a challenging job for you

Assumptions:

1. We need an engineer

2. You are an engineer

 A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Neither 1 or 2 is true

Explanation:

Clearly job is is offered to an engineer.This means that he is needed.So,1 is true.The word "If" in the statement 2 makes it false

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Q:

"I would like to study the impact of pay revision on job satisfaction of employees." - A tells B

Assumptions:

1. Job epairing and painting of office building require funds

2. A has necessary competence to undertake such study

 A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Both 1 and 2 follow

Explanation:

Clearly A whishes to study the degree of effect of pay revision on job satisfaction of employees.This means that job satisfaction can be measured and A is capable of making such a study.So,both are not implicit

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Q:

Banks should always check financial status before lending money to a client.

Assumptions :

I. Checking before lending would give a true picture of the client's financial status.

II. Clients some times may not present the correct picture of their ability to repay loan amount to the bank.

 A) If only assumption I is Implicit B) If only assumption II is Implicit C) If either I or II is Implicit D) If both I and II are Implicit

Explanation:

I is implicit in the norm prescribed in the sentence. This is why checking is being advised. Again, what would the banks check? Obviously  what the clients reveal. Banks would assume the revelation to be true.Hence II is not implicit. However, II is vague. If cross - checking is what the speaker has in mind, II would become implicit.

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Q:

The 'M' Cooperative housing society has put up a notice at its gate that sales persons are not allowed inside the society

Assumptions:

1. All the sales persons stay away from 'M' Cooperation society

2. The security guard posted at the gate may be able to stop the sales persons entering the society

 A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Both 1 and 2 follow

Explanation:

Since both the assumptions follow from the given statement,So both 1 and 2 are implicit

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Q:

Retired persons should not be appointed for the posts in organisations

Assumptions:

1. Retried persons may lack zeal and commitment to carry out executive's work

2. Retried persons do not take intrest in the work and welfare of new organisations

 A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Neither 1 or 2 is true

Explanation:

Since both 1 and 2 does not follow from the statement,so neither of them is implicit

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Q:

The office building needs repairing just as urgently as it needs internal as well as external painting

Assumptions:

1. Efficiency of people working in the office cannot be improved unless office building is reapaire

2. Repairing and painting of office building require funds

 A) Only 1 is true B) Only 2 is true C) Either 1 or 2 is true D) Neither 1 nor 2 is true